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Camille Corot

Camille Corot

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875) was a French impressionist painter. He is an important figure among painters who paint landscapes. His works have been a reference to the neoclassical tradition. Claude Monet, about him; "There is only one master here. There is no one to compare with him." has spoken his word. His contribution to figure painting is very important. Degas and Picasso are painters influenced by Camille Corot.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, who lived between 1796 and 1875, was born in Paris as the child of a bourgeois family. Although the Corot family wanted to be directed to trade with suggestions, at the age of 26 he opposed his family and turned to painting, which he had kept in him since childhood. Corot, a French impressionist painter, was one of the leading painters of the period in the mid-19th century. He is an important figure among landscape painters, and his works are a reference to the neoclassical tradition. Corot drew attention with the technical freedoms he used and the oil paint sketches he used with clear colors.

Artistic Style of Camille Corot

We can classify Camille Corot's style in different periods according to her works. The use of traditional, tight, thin brushes and clear lines are evident in his early works. In his second period, he changed his style and shifted his focus towards poetic power with more light tones. In the last period (Old Age), his works shifted to a more lyrical and impressionist direction.
Corot started to paint in the nature he was inspired by, breaking the tradition of painting in the workshop, advancing the technique of painting without being influenced by anyone. Claude Monet for him; "There is only one master here. There is no one to compare with him." Edgar Degas and Pablo Picasso are painters influenced by Corot.
According to art histories, Corot's works, early period; traditionally defined by the use of tight, thin brushes and clear lines. In the development period; By changing his method, he shifted his focus towards poetic power with more light tones. In old age; his works took a more lyrical and more impressionistic direction. Corot also did many engravings and pencil drawings. Some of the sketches used a system of visual symbols, which are circles representing areas of light and squares representing shadow.
He kept the modern world out of his paintings, showing no signs of the vast railroad network that covered France during his lifetime, or of the industrial and commercial development that transformed the country.
Although often considered a pioneer of Impressionist practice, Corot approached his landscapes in a more traditional way than is often believed. Compared to the later Impressionists, Corot's palette is restrained, dominated by dark and silvery greens, as well as browns and blacks ("forbidden colors" among the Impressionists). Although at times he seemed quick and spontaneous, generally his strokes were controlled and careful, and his compositions were well thought out and generally expressed as simply and concisely as possible, enhancing the poetic impact of the image. As he said, "I realized that everything done right on the first try is more accurate, the forms are more beautiful."

Camille Corot Paintings, Oil Paint Reproduction, Canvas Prints, Drawing Paper, High Resolution Image Sales

Camille Corot‘s works are drawn by master painters as oil painting reproductions. We also sell canvas prints, art drawing paper prints, and high resolution image (picture). Canvas is printed on high quality linen using original interior paints; prints have vibrantly colored and realistic. Optionally, oil paint brush effects are made on canvas sales. Drawing paper prints is done on 250 grams thick paint paper. Our art experts perform quality control for artistic aesthetics before products are shipped to the customer.

Camille Corot Artworks, Paintings

Corot died in Paris on February 22, 1875; The Bridge in Narni (1826), Morning in Venice (1834), Venise, La Piazetta (1835), Macbeth and the Witches (1859), Eurydice Leader from the Underworld (1861), Bornova Izmir (1873), Biblis (1875) and He left many more works. Une Matinée (1850), Musée d'Orsay Le concert champêtre (1857), Musée Condé, Chantilly, Baigneuses au Bord d'un Lac (1861), private collection, Souvenir de Mortefontaine (Memorial of Mortefontaine) (1864), Musée du Louvre , Nymphes et Faunes (before 1870), Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, Bornova, Izmir (1873).

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